Germany worried as millions of elderly still lack virus shots

People wait to be inoculated against COVID-19 at the Babelsberg vaccination center in Potsdam near Berlin, northeastern Germany, on May 27, 2021. (SOEREN STACHE / AFP) ROME / MOSCOW / LONDON / BUCHAREST / TBILISI / ADDIS ABABA - Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn has expressed concern about the large number of elderly Germans still...

Leon Fuat Berhad Posts 1,110% Jump in Net Profit

Group records RM32.12 million in PAT supported by strong gross profit margin growth SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, Sept 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – LEON FUAT BERHAD (“Leon Fuat” or the “Group”), a manufacturer and trader of steel products, specialising in rolled long and flat products, today announced that the Group registered a 1,110.1% growth...

Sweden to remove most remaining virus curbs this month

In this March 4, 2021 photo, police officers patrol the city of Vetlanda, Sweden. (Jonathan NACKSTRAND / AFP) ROME / SANTIAGO / LONDON / ADDIS ABABA / ZAGREB / YAOUNDE / LISBON / RABAT / TUNIS / HELSINKI / DUBLIN / NEW YORK / HAVANA  / LIMA / MEXICO CITY / BRASILIA / YENAGOA, Nigeria - Sweden will push ahead with easing COVID-19 restrictions...

Nissin Foods Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 30, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Nissin Foods Company Limited (the "Company" or "Nissin Foods", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) has today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 ("the reporting period"). The PRC operations...

Global policymakers urge more sharing of COVID-19 vaccines

A healthcare worker administers a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to a person in a vehicle at a drive-thru vaccination site at the Meigs County fairgrounds in Pomeroy, Ohio, US, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. (STEPHEN ZENNER / BLOOMBERG) BRUSSELS / BUENOS AIRES / SARAJEVO / ATHENS / GENEVA / TIRANA / HARARE / RABAT...

Hektar REIT 2Q Revenue up 4.5%

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Hektar Asset Management Sdn. Bhd., the Manager of Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust ("Hektar REIT"), today announced the second quarter results ended 30 June 2021 ("2Q 2021"). Hektar REIT recorded revenue of RM25.71 million, which is 4.5% higher than...

Emperor W&J Announces 2021 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Emperor Watch & Jewellery Limited (the "Group" or "Emperor W&J") (Stock code: 887), a leading retailer of European-made watches and fine jewellery, announced its interims results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 (the "Period").As pandemic containment has...

Wintermar Offshore (WINS:JK) Reports 1H2021 Results

JAKARTA, Aug 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Wintermar Offshore Marine (WINS:JK) has announced results for 1H2021, achieving a gross profit of US$3.3 million for 1H2021, compared to gross loss of US$0.66 million for the same period last year, with fleet utilization recovering to 63%.Utilization improved from 61%...

Champion REIT Announces 2021 Interim Results

-- Overall business performance impacted by the pandemic but sentiments are improving-- Accomplished the Trust's first overseas acquisition-- Secured the Trust's first-ever sustainability-linked loan HONG KONG, Aug 10, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Champion Real Estate Investment Trust (Stock Code: 2778), the owner of Three Garden Road and Langham Place, announces...

UN: World hunger soared last year mostly due to COVID-19

A woman holds a malnourished child at a treatment center in Yemen's northern Hajjah province on July, 5, 2020. (ESSA AHMED / AFP) World hunger spiked last year, outpacing population growth and probably reaching the highest since 2005, as the COVID-19 pandemic curbed incomes and access to food, according to the...